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define a man who robbed a marketing gilroy over the weekend. >> the robbery was reported about 740 sunday evening steffi gavilan market, located on west would drive. >> police a man brandished a gun and rob the store of an undisclosed amount of money. >> he was last seen wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and black pants. anyone with information should contact police. >> pg&e says a manhole cover explosion in downtown san francisco christmas evening was caused by an underground vault fire. >> fire officials said the manhole cover blue and about 5:00 p.m. near the corner of third and mission streets. >> no injuries were reported, the streets were closed in the area while crews worked to extinguish the fire. >> the fire did not cause any power outages in the area and no customers were impacted. >> a. san francisco family spent christmas without their mother and grandmother because an alleged drug driver. >> 56 year-old yuee yao died last week after a car hit her at the twin peaks lookout point. > investigators will check surveillance cameras for clothes and the hit and run case. anyone with
robbed and left penniless. how their shock turned to despair and ultimately relief. >> and the missing powerball winner has urn ited in his ticket. -- has turned in his ticket. who he is and what he will do with the million dollars. >> all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn coming up next, the royal crank call that ended in tragedy. with the death of the thursday who answered the phone at the hospital where duchess kate was staying. what happens when prapgs go wrong. -- when pranks go wrong. and one couple's journey to save their relationship >>> a tragic headline has come out of england. one of the nurses duped by australian dj's to try and connect with kate, the duchess of cambridge, has died. now scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. jacintha. >> she answered the phone on tuesday when two australian dj's impersonat
in a operation they have been working on for weeks. rob is there now where the man who runs that grow operation says police have it all wrong, rob? >> frank, behind this gate is a warehouse and police say inside that warehouse was a marijuana growing operation. now about 20 officers from oakland's crime reduction unit this morning raided the warehouse on edge water drive near oakland airport. they bagged marijuana plants they is a produced 20 to 30 pounds of pot a month or 700 plants. police also recovered approximately $40,000 in cash and 2 starter pistols. police arrested two men, one of them 63 years old. late this afternoon, a long time marijuana activist came by. he says he is the one running the operation. and he says they shut off the power and he went inside and saw the stems of the plant had been cut. he was trying to do the right thing and thought he has the right permits to run an operation for medical marijuana but police say he did not have the right permits in place. now that man says he plans on failing out the two men that have been arrested and he plans to call his lawyer. repo
mountains.. a road blocked by a mudslide is back open again. kron-4's rob fladeboe has more on that. >> with a 10 mi., 25 minute a deep toward a census of the residence and visitors have the use of vine hill road.. blake royce was the first one to cross the single-lane fix through the slide zone. >> it is important to be able to use this the other will only other alternative is a long whey a round. >> a road crew worked through the rain wednesday putting the finishing touches on a 3-day, temporary repair job that required hundreds of sanbags, concrete k-rail barriers, hot asphalt mix and thousands of square feet of plastic to keep the rain from undermining their handiwork. >> one car at a time. there is no reason for anybody to be in a hurry. it is still slippery. >> a permanent fix could take months. funding for road repairs is scarce and there's a long list of storm-damaged roads dating back two years or more. but vine hill resident andra london says one lane is better than none. >> it keeps people from going too fast people tend to go a bit quick because of the freeway. >> so we
, and mop mud-with rob fladeboe has the rest of that story. >> as much as fifteen inches of rain in parts of the santa cruz mountains overt the past five days has taken a toll on the narrow, winding roads here. vine hill road in scotts valley is now closed indefinitely after a large musdlisde took lane. >> it is a big commute route from highway 17 from the press lower road. we do have one lane completely washed out and a portion broken off. we are trying to assess the situation. >> of crews are also working on several mostly minor mudslides that sent rocks and debris onto highway 17. there is a lot of this too, a lot of standing water as a result of backed up storm drains. road closures and unstable hillsides have many residents looking for detours. >> it is about 5 mi. down the road. and then about another 4 mi. back up the road. it is an extra 10 minutes or so to get to scotts valley. >> and power outages linger as amid downed trees and power lines. this crew worked through the night to restore electricity to a couple of dozen homes here on laurel glen drive. in the santa cruz moun
a gun from the backyard of a nearby home. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the suspects were then trailed by police to another nearby residence where a brief standoff >> one of at least two armed robbery suspects could be seen being taken into custody by police early friday near the intersection of mt. pleasant and clayton roads in east san jose. they are thought to be the same men who were spotted earlier by a resident of nearby monrovia avenue. for about two hours, robert saunders elementary school here on rocky mountain way was locked down as precaution. a few blocks away, in what police call a 'surround and call-out' operation' at least 21 officers and a couple canine units surrounded a home on clayton road where the suspects and several other people were thought to be holed up inside and quite possibly armed with a gun thought to have been used in a robbery on thursday. >> it may have been a fire arm that was from yesterday's event. but they went to the backyard to retrieve it. it did not belong to a residence but this is speculation. they are probably going to go back
tragic turn. >> and an oakland church group robbed and left penniless. how their shock turned to despair and ultimately relief. >> and the missing powerball winner has urn ited in his ticket. -- has turned in his ticket. who he is and what he will do with the million dollars. >> all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn coming up next, the royal crank call that ended in tragedy. with the death of the thursday who answered the phone at the hospital where duchess kate was staying. what happens whe prapgs whe wrong. -- when pranks go wrong. and one couple's journey to save their relationship >>> a tragic headline has come out of england. one of the nurses duped by australian dj's to try and connect with kate, the duchess of cambridge, has died. now scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. jacintha. >> she answered the phone on n
. >>catherine: a south bay charity is working to make sure people have food for the holidays. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on the annual holiday food-box program at sacred heart community services. >> this record number of families. they are doing this again after feeding them on the thanksgiving, 3200 waited on the rainfall for a christmas holiday food box. >> it is about 40 lbs. of food and then there is a chicken turkey or ham we want to feed them to the holidays and in the month of january. >> many of these people are living below the poverty line and could not afford it. they are expected to provide this for everybody that signed up for one. there is also a bit of a short with some distributions. >> we are short on teenagers deaths. and is a spot teenage -- gift--perhaps even a gift card. >>reporter: the need for here it exists all year, not just for the holidays. despite the improving economy they are still out of work and being left behind. rob fladeboe, kron 4. >>catherine: here in the bay area we're expecting more rain later this week, but it's snowing in the sierra right now. kr
street. joining us now to talk about the market is rob black. big news is coming out this morning. the new york stock exchange is being sold off to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic big board. and break down what this means rock. >> a lot of people will lose their jobs in the fear of this. the weekly unemployment claims rose 17,000 to 361,000. this is what it comes down to periods i never thought that it was a good idea for them to be publicly traded. is it good that they are public we traded? >> know. i do not think it matters. i just feel like it is an exchange initiative be helped probably. >>hailed the privately. >> do we have anything to worry about? >> . i am not saying that. so far, they stated that would not change anything. the u.s. economy is doing better. it grew at an annualized growth rate at 3.1%. >> the federal reserve probably not have to act or do any thing. all these numbers we are going over the cliffs. >> i think it will be s super bowl cliff. if people start to freak out. two weeks from now you
are asking for the public's help in tracking down the driver. kron four's rob fladeboe is standing by live from the scene with more on the story. ------------------------ kron4's rob fladeboe is live------------------------ return to index of * * >> we understand that the vehicle did not stop. residue from police flares marks the spot where the accident occurred here on busy white road, near the intersection with quimby road. witnesses tell police the man was struck and killed as he walked southbound, near the vietnamese community center. there was some sort of dark colored s u v or even a van. it struck the victim as he was crossing the roadway. >> the nearest crosswalk is about a hundred yards up thevictim appears to have been woman, who crossed white road in the exact same place where the man was hit. a clerk at this nearby bakery says have been several narrow every morning, three-four times to and from. >> people do not want to go down to the corner? >> correct. it is convenient that with it is walk across. >> white road is a fast- moving 4-lane road. too fast say some neighbors. there
. and this happened to other people on san bruno avenue. and then a teen was robbed on another bus near san bruno avenue. >>> firefighter departments in contra costa county have received a new state of the art live safing tool. 72 heart monitors were given thanks to a grant by fema and. the technology allows firefighters in the field to detect heart attacks and communicate with hospitals to prepare for immediate assistance. firefighters will begin using the systems in the field on january 1st. >>> governor jerry brown gave dozens of former inmates a holiday gift. on christmas eve, he pardoned 79 people who competed their sentences and had not reoffended within the last decade. most of those pardons were low- level offenses. they will be pardoned to serve on juries an in some cases own firearms. >>> under the revised three strikes law, in november, voters approved prop 36 which requires that a life sentence only be given for a third felony if it's a serious or violent crime. about 3700 prisoners may qualify for resentencing hearings and some inmates have already won their release. >>> a christmas
that was supposed to be evicted to is still going strong. ktvu's rob ross live in the city here with why after 32 years that center is being forced out. rob. >> we're inside the haight ashbury recycling center. it's the oldest recycling center in san francisco. now, the center was supposed to be evicted today, but as you can see, it's still here. >> at the haight ashbury neighborhood council recycling center today, it was business as usual except for one de tail. the center next to stadium was supposed to shut down by today after 32 years being evicted. >> we're weight to hear from the sheriff, you know, and when the sheriff comes, we'll, you know, fight back. >> a spokesman for the sheriff's department told us it will evict the center rs just not today and no word on when. the city says the area isn't zoned for a recycling center and it doesn't belong in golden gate park even after more than three decades. >> there's a move from the neighborhood to convert the sight to a community garden which our commission felt was a much more appropriate use for a park site. >> some of the neighborhoods say w
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and shocked him one last time before taking his cell phone. >> ever been robbed? >> we showed a picture of the suspect to leon medley. >> i've seen this guy around the neighborhood. it's not like he's not known. >> he lives near the crime scene and says the suspect is a regular around the neighborhood. >> i see him once or twice a week in front of my house. >> we've had a total of 1700 cell phone robberies. >> the kind of reaction sfpd is hoping for with the line up. showing surveillance video from cold cases along with descriptions of the crime and the suspect. and a list of social media links and contacts to call if you have any information. >> that the public can basically reach out to us through social media in helping us identify who the suspect is. >> officer carlos says the idea for the sight started after they released this picture of a man vandalizing a bus. the night of the giants world series win. >> there were a loft people who basically provided us a lot of feedback. the willingness to want to help us apprehend these criminals. >> if i saw this and saw the guy i could call
to make a get away. the spin drift school of performing arts was found ransacked and robbed with things like costumes and set pieces stolen. the suspects did not get far. employees found one of the thieves taking a nap in the theater. >> falling asleep at the scene of the crime isn't really the smartest thing to do. >> most would agree. >> a second suspect was found asleep outside in a car surrounded by stolen items. employees say thieves left empty bottles of alcohol inside the theater. the group is still missing an expensive keyboard. the group is currently working on joseph and amazing technicolor dream coat. >>> today is a big deal for an 8 8th grader and her principal. the principal only has little time to live. how the student is trying to help one step at a time. >> charisma honey's wife and son help him battle a rare disease. but he is now feeling the love of community thanks to this 8 8th grader. >> if there was any way i could help, that would be a good idea. >> reporter: this 13 year old who has never organized a big event ever is spearheading walk-a-thon with a silent auctio
. the church is now launched a fundraising campaign to pay for it. >>> criminals have robbed four pharmacies in just two days in pleasanton and dublin. brian flores is there now at a pharmacy that was hit. >> reporter: hi. the main question is if all the pharmacies that were robbed are related. no word from law enforcement officials. you are right. we are here at the 2800 block in front that have riteaid. it was robbed around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. there were also robberies at a pharmacy not to far from here. there was a third attempted robbery that may, or may not be related on dublin boulevard. then there was a 4th attempted robbery at a cvs off regional street. that was around 5:30 yesterday afternoon. its being reported that at least two men may be working together and hitting up the pharmacies. one of them would walk up to a pharmacist with a demand note. in these cases the pharmacists said no and then the men fled on foot without the drugs. no injuries or sign of a gun. one of the suspects is a white or middle eastern man with a beard. he is his mid-30s. witnesses say that he had a
and losers with financial expert rob black. >> colder weather on tap for tomorrow. we would get a check on your forecast and george is following hot spots on the traffic front. (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 9:00 a.m. starts now. >> the top stores were falling on this tuesday december 18th it is back to school this morning for many students in new town conn. the scene of the shooting is still closed. we will get the latest developments in just a couple of minutes. >> for to go to george with an update on the hot spots. >> we have been trekking to over the last 45 minutes. interstate 6 a deal with the san ramon valley leading to danville of walnut creek. and marin county. >> they're both completely cleared on 68 southbound. we are starting to see traffic move. this back up usually last until about 915 or 920. it is at 9:00 that the diamond lane the restriction is lifted from 680 southbound at love on the road. >> once that occurred there is an extra lane of traffic to the san ramon valley. >> currently we are looking at a reductio
his case in order. >>> police are looking for a man who robbed a u.s. bank this afternoon. he managed to get away with an unspecified amount of money. police searched the area but found no trace. >>> and some east bay burglars rammed a stolen car into a concord game shop. the thieves got away with thousands of dollars worth of electronic, including ipods and ipads. >>> a hydrant shot water up to 25 feet into the air this morning on north lake drive near the intersection of stagecoach road. a moving truck accidentally backed into it, and up went the water. nobody got hurt. >>> in clayton, roads closed off because of a big sink hole are back open tonight. a failing pipe under the road started the sink hole early this morning. >>> you called it, paul! it is very cold outside! rain is coming, but maybe a little twist? >> yeah, we're going to delay the onset of the rain. one more day of shopping without having to worry about the umbrellas. tonight it is all about the cold! bring the pets inside. concord, sitting at 40 . livermore, 40, mid-40s for san francisco, san jose, and oakland. but
as we speak. rob roth is inside there right now. we'll bring you the latest details coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. reporting live in san francisco, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have a lot to talk about with our weather. we started out very cold in the upper 20s, 30s and low 40s. temperatures are beginning to recover fliesly a bit of some haze out there. a -- recover nicely. a bit of some haze out there. today is the last day of fall. here's a look at the current numbers. 50s for fairfield, concord, sfo. here is the wider perspective. here you can pick out the first change, some rain and snow approaching lake county. the bulk of the rainfall, it's heavy up there around eureka and cape mendocino. we have some rain being reported out to ukiah and that will continue to spread to the south as we head to the afternoon and evenings -- evening hours. the wind advisory begins at 7:00 all the way to 10:00. this is in place for the north bay hills, san francisco and the coast. we could have gusts approaching 50 miles an hour and possible power outages. not only this storm but the
something. >> we are going to grab some pizza. >> week robbed some hot dog, because we're hungry. we just-grabbed--a hot dog... banta went to h & m, and victoria's secret. >> the good news is that there is is still time to grab your caps. alecia reed kron 4 >> a deadly head-on crash on highway 1-0-1 killed a novato man this afternoon. it happened north of the central san rafael off ramp. c-h-p say the novato man lost control of his car and hit a call box and then veered sthrough all 3 lanes. they say he went over the center divider and hit a car in the southbound lane. there were 2 kids and 2 adults in the other car. they were transported to the hospital suffering moderate injuries. c-h-p is still investigating what caused the man to lose control of his car. >> for the ban of assault weapons protested in san francisco this afternoon. members of the brady campaign laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza earlier today. the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue following the connecticut school shooting in the forefront of their fight to ban assault
. and also a local church group robbed and penny >> welcome back, everybody. it's a:13. scotland yard now on the case of the nurse who committed suicide after being duped by australian djs who were pretending to be the queen of england. nurse inadvertently gave out information about indicate middleton's condition. >> she was at the center of a white hot media glare and one day after she checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness, i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. >> it was the nurse who answered the phone on tuesday when two australian djs impersonating the queen asked to speak with indicate middleton. >> could i please speak with indicate, my grand daughter? >> he put them straight through to the private nurse who divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punchline. >> an australian radio station managed to trick the hospital. >> the whole world laughing at the nurses. even prince charles making light of the information. >> the djs boasting of their prank. >> we were expecting to be hung up on and we isn't didn't even know what
. and also a local church group robbed and penniless. how their shock turns to despair >> welcome back, everybody. it's 6:11. scotland yard now on the case of the nurse who committed suicide after being duped by australian dj's who were pretending to be the queen of england. nurse inadvertently gave out information about indicate middleton's condition. >> she was at the center of a white hot media glare and one day after she checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness, i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. >> it was the nurse who answered the phone on tuesday when two australian dj's impersonating the queen asked to speak with kate middleton. >> hello there. could i please speak with kate, my granddaughter? >> he put them straight through to the private nurse who divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punchline. >> an australian radio station managed to trick the hospital. >> the whole world laughing at the duped nurses. even prince charles making light of the information. >> the dj's boasting of their prank. >> we were expecti
. >>> and now to a bizarre case out of oregon. police say a seven and an 11-year-old boy tried to rob and carjack a woman. the victim says the 11-year-old showed her a gun and said it was loaded. she got away and called 9-1-1. the boys were caught and returned to the custody of parents. >>> same-sex couples poured in to say i do. >> cara and emily became the first same sex couple to marry in king county at 1 minute past midnight. gay and lesbian couples started getting marriage licenses on thursday. washington law requires everyone to wait three days before exchanging vows. they approved the same-sex marriage law last month. >>> time is running out for face bach users who want to weigh in on changes made by the social networking giant. so far 619,000 have voted, but 299 million more are needed to allow voting on future changes. if enough people don't vote facebook users will have their information intermingled with insta gram. voting continues until noon tomorrow. >>> the new starbucks steel card they sold for $450 and is going for $1,000 on ebay. it is a limited edition card and come
. >>> marin county search underway for bank rob got a lot of cash twin cities police department released two photos, this shows a man dressed in black, robbing chase branch on sir francis drake boulevard in greenbrae yesterday 5:30 p.m.. employees say the robber placed a small bag on the counter handed the teller a note demanded money. >>> 5:37. new this morning, berkeley high school teacher scheduled to be arraigned next week for lsd possession and drunk driving after a traffic stop in san rafael. the marin ij reports the san rafael police stopped 51-year-old douglas haste for allegedly running a red light he just left a restaurant and showed signs of intoxication. when he was booked in jail police say he was carrying liquid breath mint that tested positive for lsd. he was hired in august to -- >>> starting today, bart increasing patrols and offering safety escorts at some stations to keep riders safe. bart is adding more trolls teaming up with oakland police to provide escorts at west oakland station volunteers will be at that station from 4 to 8 p.m. to escort passengers parked within thr
that film back to the studio. abc 7 news. >> also in san francisco. man was robbed after trying to be a good is a mayor tachbility he thought he was helping a woman with her broken down car. instead she and 3 others robbed him at gun point. happened before 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of geary and masonic in the city laurel heights neighborhood. and they all got away. man we are glad to tell you was at the very least not hurt. >> last year this time no snow meant people were playing golf and not skiing in lake tahoe. what a difference a year makes. here's george. >>reporter: week before christmas. out of state holiday visitors are already showing up at lake tahoe. >> we just came down to see whoever pl this area. >>reporter: what do you think about california skiing. >> i love it. this is my fourth or fifth time here e-although monday brought a mix of snow and rain at lake level, look what was going on just 1,000 feet higher on the nevada side of heavenly ski resort. >> this christmas we definitely have more natural snow and we have been able to open more terrain leadin
college in a state of lockdown right now. >>> investigators in pleasant hill are trying to find -- rob roth is live with the impact this is having. >> reporter: three incidents in just the past week and a half and typically quiet pleasant hill. the most recent incident happened here at sequoia middle school. parents and teachers call it unnerving. a motorcycle patrolman came to keep watch, reassuring presence for parents and students. >> it's hard getting my daughter to school today. but, you know, we can't live in a bubble. >> reporter: yesterday morning just three days after the violence in connecticut a threatening call came in. >> the caller stated you're next and hung up. >> reporter: the school was locked down, police came and found no actual threat. >> by creating this sort of distraction it only adds to disrupt our school and our students lives. >> reporter: the threat came one week after a pipe bomb was discovered a mile away in the bushes at pleasant hill elementary. that school was evacuated. three days before that a group of juveniles were arrested in the parking lot of col
in conducting funny sting operations to rob prostitutes. but there pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> we will be right back. last weekend's storms forced the closure of major rose through the us and a national park area. it comes about 5 ft. of snow and park officials close ties of love pass for the rest of the winter season. the close glacier point road a popular destination to overlook yosemite valley. rose said the close on late fall when heavy snows arrive and reopen when weather conditions allowed in the spring. >> u.k. metals and is in the hospital again where she is spending a second day being treated for hyper and nemesis and gravid very ample are ag. this is severe morning sickness and systems symptoms include extreme nausea and vomiting. it is only fair incentive to 3 percent of pregnant women. it is more common with women pregnant with twins and women carrying a girl. the eye, the speculation! were officials announced just a decade is pregnant and suffering from a severe form of morning sickness that can lead to dehydration are if left untreated. the palace says that when she
crews are trying to stop erosion on devil's slide. rob faldeboe is in the santa cruz mountains, where roads are blocked. haaziq madyun is vallejo -- where a major mudslide is causing problems. >> it was a muddy mess completely covering the north highway 29 and of vallejo. caltran it temporarily shut down the connector ramp off interstate 80 well workers used this bulldozer to remove the mud. while workers used that holdovers arbulldozer and these cranes for clock with the recent clock's saturated the sort of this hillside causing this month slide toward as we take a look you can see with the rainfall so to earth gave way of liquefying huge sections of this hill and flooding the off ramp- with mud. after several hours a welcome sign for motorists. these crews reopens the exit and i was the first driver to use the off-ramp once the work was completed. in vallejo haazig madyun kron 4. >>pam: residents and commuters impacted by a large mudslide near highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains will have to wait at least until tomorrow for even a temporary fix. kron 4's you can see how bad th
was robbed. this happened in a pretty busy shopping time. brian flores is live to tell us where the woman was when she was targeted. >> reporter: good morning. we're live at the sun valley mall. at this hour, concord police are looking for an armed robbery suspect that tried to take items from a woman here in front of the macy's parking lot at the mall. still very limited details. from what we understand, the robbery happened at around 7:30 last night. it's being reported that the woman was just arriving here at the mall when the robber pointed something. it's still not clear whether it was a gun or not, but he pointed it on the back of her head and demanded that she give him all of her money. she didn't have cash. she gave him her driver's license and credit cards. the robber pushed her to the ground and ran off into what is described as an older model light-colored small car. the woman ran into the macy's and called police. still very limited details as we mentioned on the suspect air -- suspect's car and his description. we have calls in to them. shoppers are warned to be very vigilant
pictures, tonight on kron-4 news at 5- 30. >>pam: but first tonight, robbed outside a bay area mall while christmas shopping. that story and more -- after the break. >>pam: held up at gun point in the parking lot of a popular east bay shopping mall. it happened last night -- while the victims were out doing their christmas shopping. kron 4's haaziq shows us where the crime occurred r >>reporter: there is a heavy security presence here at the sun valley mall in concordthis is in response to a woman being the victim of an armed robbery wednesday night at around 7:15pm here in this parking lot near the macy's womens store >> "a woman was getting out of her car she was approached by a black male, unknown age, medium build, who pressed something against her, she believed it to be a gun she gave him credit cards and he took off in a light colored vehicle" >>reporter: concord police are hoping the sun valley mall's security system will provide more details regarding the suspect >> "that includes reviewing surveillance footage from the sun valley mall security" >>reporter: in light on the inciden
coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on the golden gate bridge. maureen kelly has more from the north bay. check out the heavy fog that shrods the three car collision. the chp says just after 8am a southbound driver of a volkswagon gti.which sent that car across northbound lanes smashing into a honda civic. it's unclear at this time which driver involved in the initial collision crossed over into oncoming lanes. the collision sent debris across lanes in both the morning commute was massive. here you can see the gridlock on the northbound lanes.all of which was closed for nearly an hour. and while you can see some cars getting thru on the southbound side in this video those lanes were also completely closed several times in order to tow trucks access to the scene. cars stalled out.during the wait, which prolonged the congestion. the backup made many driversbites a
for stealing drugs, operating a brothel and conducting phony sting operations to rob prostitutes. butler pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> 4:23. we will be right back. first, this live look on this thursday morning. pre-friday. the james lick, no fog but some fog is reported in the north bay. janu will have your for forecast >> recreational use of marijuana is now legal in the state of washington. voters passed initiative 502 last month, but those who choose to light up -- could find themselves in a legal haze. adults can now possess up to an ounce of pot but growing it and selling it is still a crime. national political figures are pointing out that smoking pot is still a federal crime. colorado also legalized recreational use of marijuana -- but that amendment won't take effect until the governor proclaims that it passed. same sex marriage is also now legal in the state of washington after the governor signed a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in that state. last month, 54- percent of voters approved referendum- 74.. it had asked people to approve or reject the state law legali
robbed her and then threw her dog into the street in san francisco's tenderloin district. police say the woman pulled over at leavenworth street near golden gate avenue around 5 p-m to use her cellphone and was approached by a suspect who demanded money. police say the suspect grabbed the victim's wallet and the dog from the car, throwing the dog into the street before fleeing on foot. police are searching for the suspect, whose description was vague. >>> in sports. number one ranked stanford women haven't lost at maples pavilion since the bush administration in 2007. but all that's changed saturday. stanford's impressive 82- game home winning streak in women's basketball has come to a sudden halt. second-ranked u-conn turned the showdown into a mismatch - with a 61-35 victory. the huskies took control early and never looked back. it's the worst cardinal home loss in the tara vanderbuilt era. this is the cardinal's final game before opening the pac-12 conference next weekend in the rocky mountains. >>> we're waiting to see if san francisco's vernon davis will hit the field today to h
firefighters in contra costa county join a heated debate involving the closure of four fire stations. rob rosts is here with when a final decision could be made. >> this fire station on shell avenue in martinez is one of four stations in the county marked for closure. in a meeting that just wrapped up, the contra costa county board boar put off making a final vote. >> fire fires throughout the county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa county board of supervisors would vote to close four fire stations. people urged the board to spare the stations in their communities including this fire station situated blocks from the shell refinery. >> it's the first line of defense for us against the many mishaps that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek on hawthorne driver, loafer, and clayton on center avenue. >> this will leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa county fire officials to save $10 mall year. officials warn that if a park tax measure failed l
operations to rob a prostitutes. >> this video is of the home that prosecutors say it was littered with trash and overrun by dogs. 63 year-old jennifer ngo and 25 year-old son, charros nguyen, entered the pleas to multiple counts of abuse. one of the families of adult doors, and margarete ngo, also pleaded. prosecutors say more than a dozen mentally ill men and women, many of them vietnamese immigrants, stayed at home. in addition to the deplorable conditions, some of the residents told authorities that they were beaten, denied food and medication and had their social security and disability benefits taken. >> >> welcome back. new this morning. a new census data shows a clear and sustained drop in a legal emigration. if this is more than a decade of increases. the number of illegal immigrants in the u.s. dropped to 11.1 million last year after a peak of 12 million in 2007. for the first time since 1910 immigrants from asia topped hispanic immigration. >> police took 30 year-old naeem davis into custody on the same day the family of the victim, 58 year-oldki-s uck han, spoke to the press. davi
tried to rob the restaurant earlier this afternoon. and barricaded himself inside with two female hostages. one woman was released and able to walk out on her own. another woman ran free when swat teams opened fire and detonated concussion grenades. the gunman was shot. his condition has not been released. >> and this new video just in to the kron-4 newsroom from concord. where a hazmat team was called out to a foodmax grocery store after 20 people were sickened. a fire chief said some one sprayed pepper spray in some of the ailes in the store on monument boulevard at about five tonight. that caused everyone walking in the area to become ill. hazmat team members checked for any other dangerous chemicals. and didn't find any. police do not yet have anyone in custody for the incident. >> students at uc berkeley are tried to get in a salvation army bell ringers they say they're homophobic they say they are homeless,, phillipe djegal has more. >> if the use the government has there where you will never see salvation army bell ringers like this on campus ever again. >> i think it has g
to rob the restaurant. after four hours police shot the suspect. both hostages made it out safely. >> it's very unfortunate it hand to end this way. and -- had to end this way. and the safety of those inside the restaurant as well as those of the community surrounding the enrant was just pair -- restaurant was just pair mount. >> his condition is not known. >>> we are barely halfway through the weekend and oakland police are already investigating their third suicide in just hours. the latest happened near jack london square around 2:45 this afternoon. the person was pronounced dead at the scene. an id has yet to be released and police are still looking for the shooter. >> generally feel safe. and this is really unfortunate. at the same time i think that it could happen in a lot of places. >> there were two other deadly shootings in oakland last night including this one from a 5- year-old girl reportedly found her mom dead in the kitchen. >>> a bomb squad blew up that pipe bomb at a high school in pleasant hill early this morning. officers say they found it in an suv with fife teens in th
in pinole are looking for two men who robbed another man at gunpoint in a wendy's parking lot. investigators say, the robbers posed as buyers from "craigslist". grant lodes has the details. >> this one happened last night in pinole. around 9:30. the craigslist buyers met the suspects in the wendy's parking lot here on fitzgerald drive just off interstate 80 and app-ian way in pinole. one of the two victims got into the suspects car.and the suspects pulled out a rifle.demanding cash. the victim was able to get out of the car and both victims escaped without injury. police say incidents like these are infrequent when you consider the high number of craigslist transactions. but as kron four's dan kerman tells is, there are still plenty of things you can do to protect yourself. >> there is no full proof way to protect yourself. but there are a few things you can do to help in this instance experts tell me the victim in did a few things right but two major things wrong what did he do right? first he agreed to meet at a public place that was smart second he brought along a friend both good ideas b
of the dow was positive. it is that a few minutes since a look at the latest numbers. we want to talk to rob black to try to piece together what is moving investors on wall street. first i want to talk about the account deficit which shrank. what is a copit? >> it tells you how business is doing in the u. s market. it came in at a very low number might be you are spending money on guests and american goods. americans are not really spending money on foreign goods as well. typically people are red white and blue which is a great thing. i is a and a lack of market activity in the international market. >> also we want to talk fiscal cliff because that made headlines. dss to press made alert a couple minutes ago saying john maynarthey are there it looks like there is a shift. >> the numbers came down to less tax people more who made over a million dollars. that came down and said let's tax people who make over 400,000 which went up from 250,000. it is nice to see that both president obama and banner are working together. obama is revised plan would raise about 1.2 trillion dollars down the road.
for a suspect in a bank robbery. surveillance cameras captured someone robbing banks on ralston avenue yesterday. the man between 25 and 35 years old approached a teller demanding cash. the employee complied the suspect left. witnesses saw a silver sedan speeding near the bank but officers haven't determined if the car belongs to the suspect. >>> registered nurses plan to picket 21 kaiser permanente hospitals in northern california today. they are trying to draw attention to what they call inadequate staffing. kaiser officials deny that's the case. the picket lines are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. >>> and people in san jose will finally get fluoride in their drinking water. yesterday, the santa clara valley water district approved a plan to fund the project aimed at improving dental health. san jose's currently the largest city in the country without flouridated water. it will take two years to get it up and running. >>> time now 21 minutes before 5:00. it's 4:39. >>> there is outrage over instagram. do you do instagram? >> no. there's a reason. >> we're out of it. why the popular soc
are looking for three men who tied up a san francisco family and robbed them during an overnight break- in. it happened just before 4 a.m. at a home on sloat boulevard in the pine lake park neighborhood. the robbers got away with jewelry, purses and cash. the victims were not hurt. >>> a well deserved moment of praise today for two san francisco police officers who saved a newborn's life. the officers from the bayview station responded to a call last wednesday about a woman bleeding. well, the next thing they knew a man on the street was handed them an unresponsive baby. officers noticed something wasn't right so they started cpr. >> having two young children, i know what a baby should look like when it's first born. and this baby showed no signs. there was no movement. no screaming. no crying. >> no. but they did a great job. the baby was revived, taken to the hospital and he is doing well. police believe that the mother had serious substance abuse problems. the baby is going to be in the custody of child protective services while the circumstances surrounding his discovery are investigat
over nice. officers were trying to stop two suspects who robbed the bonfair market on 10th street at about 1:00 this morning. one suspect was arrested after the crash. the second is on the run. >>> a hit-and-run crash in san francisco has turned deadly. four people were hit as they walked in the twin peaks area about 9:00 last night. three people were thrown about 30 feet down a him side. a woman in her 50s died from her injuries early this morning. the car was found a short time later. police say the driver a 23-year- old woman was drunk. she was arrested along with two men in the car who were also drunk. >>> the nation paid tribute with a moment of silence and bell ringing this morning for the victims of last friday's shooting at a connecticut americans. across the country bells rang 26 times at 9:30 in the morning exactly 7 days since the shooting occurred in memory of the 26 people killed at the school. meanwhile, the national rifle association is talking for the first time since the shooting in newtown, connecticut. cbs reporter danielle nottingham reports from washington. >>
. chopper 5 is overhead at the peloton shopping center where a u.s. bank was robbed a short time ago. the suspect remains at large. police are looking for the suspect in the neighborhood and are interviewing bank employees inside the bank. we'll bring you more details as they become available. >>> more than two years after san bruno, pg&e offers a show- and-tell. >> got much greater confidence in our ability to operate those pipelines safely. >> yeah. it took more than an hour to stop the pipeline eruption in 2010. what the utility says would happen if there's another problem. >> you really have no idea of knowing where the photo is going to end up. >> an instagram policy change is worth 1,000 complaints. or more. the uproar that has a lot of users canceling their accounts. ,,,,,, a broken fire hydrant in du sent water shooting up to 2 feet into the air this morn it happened in the 8-thousa block of north lake drive. a moving van accidently into the hydrant >> a broken fire hydrant broke in the 8000 block of northlake drive in dublin. a moving van accidentally crashed into the hydr
feet away was where someone robbed and killed a popular business owner inside this metro pcs in october. last night's shooting killed ramona foreman, better known as mona. >> she was outrageous courageous person that do anything for you. loving, caring. >> reporter: the victim lived at this house a few blocks away from the crime scene. friends say she was walking to a store when the stray bullet killed her. >> this is a woman laying on ice in coroner's office and her grandkids will not see her again and her kids is not gonna see her again. >> reporter: homicide detectives are reviewing footage taken from these two surveillance cameras mounted at the head start building. >> vehicles leaving after a crime arriving before a crime, giving us some general descriptions of individuals that are involved in crime. we believe that videocameras in this case may help us as well. >> reporter: as a family friend honors the victims over the small makeshift memorial, please try to reassure neighbors by stepping up police presence along international boulevard. this is the 124th homicide victim of the
that gets robbed all the time. >> reporter: we spoke to the business owner across the street who says he is okay and is not concerned about safety. supporters for the sporting goods store say this is a much- needed local business. now, the los gatos town council will take up the issue of conditional use permits in february. in los gatos, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> sentencing for the man convicted of killing two people at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza has been delayed until next month. a postponement comes at the request of the killer nathan burris. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington explains why. >> i want closure. >> reporter: but closure for the families of deborah ross and ersie everette known as chuck will have to wait. the sentencing has been delayed to january 18. the two were gunned down at the richmond/san rafael bridge tollbooth in 2009. nathan burris was ross' ex- boyfriend. the sentencing was supposed to happen today after the jury gave him the death penalty in november. family members were prepared to read impact statements and instead nathan burris and
in san francisco. the woman stopped her car in the tenderloin on friday when a man tried to rob her then grabbed her 12-year-old dog named roxy and threw it into traffic. police are checking for surveillance video of the area and are offering $1,000 reward for any information. >>> the young woman charged in a hit-and-run death in san francisco is due back in court for arraignment this morning. police say 23-year-old gina eunice had four people on twin peaks earlier this month then left the scene. a woman she allegedly hit later died. >>> tomorrow san francisco's minimum wage increases again. it will rise from $10.24 to $10.55 the highest in the nation. the city is adhering to an ordinance approved by voters in 2003. it ties the minimum wage to the regional rate of inflation. >>> time now 4:42. sunday drivers beware. the change impacting your change if you want to park in san francisco. >> plus, a deadly plane crash in russia. the dramatic video seen here just moments after the aircraft hit a highway. >> and on this ice how a day of sledding nearly turned tragic. ,,,,,, share everyth
they say robbed a woman and killed her dog. police said the woman pulled their car over friday on the street in the tenderloin district of making up there and demanded money. after giving the man her money police say the moderate grab a woman's dog and a probe into the street. the dog died after being taken to an emergency that hospital. we will be right back. is season in the u.s. is having its early start in nearly a decade and health officials say this season could be a bad one. the cdc said its noticed an uptick in flu activity about a month before or authorities normally see it and the primary strain has been associated in the past with more severe flu seasons. the flow often peaks in january, february or even later. reports of will have been reported in 29 states and higher than normal reports of like ellen's illnesses have been reported in 12 states. one of the most intense ensured is married meteor showers of the year will light up the skies this week. the quad rented meerschaum for will be covered by thursday and friday morning. the sour last for only a few hours but i
morning. i'm muhammad lila, in for rob nelson. >> i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment today. we begin this morning with a new effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. it's an 11th-hour attempt to reach a deal. but lawmakers are not optimistic. >> wendy gillette is here with the latest. good morning, wendy. >> reporter: good morning, president obama will meet be lawmakers this afternoon. time is running out with no deal in sight. president obama will meet with congressional leaders later today at the white house. but it may be too late for a deal. there's just four days left before the fiscal cliff deadline. >> i have to be very honest, mr. president. i don't know, time-wise, how it can happen now. >> reporter: senate majority leader, harry reid, lashed out at house speaker, john boehner, accusing him of running a dictatorship. >> john boehner seems to care more about his leadership than keeping the country on a secure footing. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank check for anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn
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